Freezer Meals with Once A Month Cooking

During deployments, I made freezer meals regularly using Once A Month Meals’ database. As we head into the school year I decided it was time to start stocking the freezer with healthy homemade meals. I wanted to share this process and my overall thoughts on the system with you. Part of finding joy in the every […]

freezer meals

Sage: 46 Things To Do With Fresh Sage

Our sage bush is flourishing. I love cooking with fresh herbs and filling our freezer with garden fresh produce for the coming winter months. Sage is a wonderful addition to any herb garden for many reasons. Tonight we are having Sage Butter Biscuits, Sauteed Carrots, and Buttermilk Herb Chicken with fresh sage from the garden. These […]

Home for His Birthday!

Celebrating with Broken Cars and Good Food

Every time my husband is home for a holiday or birthday is a good day. This year we spent his birthday with him. Kind of. He spent most of the day with his head under the hood of a car. Why? Because they both chose to break at the same time. I thought days like […]

Mint – 7 Recipes & its Healing Properties

Mint is a hearty plant, growing in difficult climates and spreading quickly. This common plant has been used throughout history for various medical treatments. The desert climate of El Paso, TX can be harsh on plants, especially mid-summer. Our lavender and dill did not survive the heat, but our mint has thrived. In fact, we […]

Mint recipes and healing properties

Curvy & Confident

submitted June 1, 2016

Confidence. That word and I have an elusive relationship. I’ve struggled with my weight since high school. It was in high school that I valued the wafer thin look, I worked out two sometimes three times a day. I lettered in three sports and attended my father’s weight lifting classes at the community college. I […]